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animadvert to make remarks of criticism or disapproval (usu. fol. by on or upon).
animal a living creature that is generally distinguished from plants by its cellular structure and by the ability to move voluntarily. [5 definitions]
animal cracker a small cookie or cracker baked in any of various animal shapes.
animalcule a tiny or microscopic creature.
animal husbandry the science or practice of raising and breeding domestic animals, such as livestock.
animalism the condition or quality of being motivated mainly by physical drives and appetites. [2 definitions]
animality the essential characteristics or nature of an animal. [3 definitions]
animalize to make (someone or something) be or resemble an animal or brute or animal matter.
animal magnetism an internal biological force supposed by Franz Mesmer to induce hypnotism in others; biomagnetism.
animal rights rights of animals not to be subordinated to the needs and wants of human beings.
animal spirits the quality of one who is in high spirits and good health; vitality.
animate to rouse or bring to life. [8 definitions]
animated full of activity, spirit, or excitement. [3 definitions]
animated cartoon a motion picture made by photographing a sequence of drawings showing stages of movement, so as to create the illusion of motion when the images are projected in quick succession.
animation the act or result of animating or causing to be lively. [4 definitions]
animato in a lively and animated style or manner (used as a musical direction).
animator one that animates. [2 definitions]
animism the belief that the universe and all of its material objects, beings, and phenomena possess a spirit or consciousness. [3 definitions]
animosity strong dislike or active hostility.
animus motivating force; intention. [3 definitions]
anion a negatively charged ion.